Spread of Kubernetes spurs backup and disaster recovery…

With the rise in use of containers – and their orchestration via Kubernetes (also known as K8s or Kube) – the application landscape is changing rapidly. “Traditional” applications, monolithic even, are obviously present in huge…

Citrix releases IoC scanner for ADC and Gateway…

Citrix and security partner FireEye Mandiant have released an indicator of compromise (IoC) scanner to help customers detect whether their systems have been breached as a result of the CVE-2019-19781 vulnerability, which affects its NetScaler…

Driving adoption: Are high costs putting public cloud…

Late last year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg suggested that cloud computing would work out too costly for the philanthropic joint venture, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), that he had created with his wife Priscilla Chan.…

Government should not be allowed to dismiss subpostmasters’…

Subpostmasters are continuing to campaign on multiple fronts after their stunning victory in a multimillion-pound litigation against the Post Office. There are calls for a judge-led public inquiry, with affected subpostmasters meeting MPs to take…

ICO code sets out digital privacy standards for…

Digital services will be forced to strengthen their privacy settings for users under the age of 18 under the Information Commissioner’s Office’s (ICO) Age Appropriate Design Code, which sets out new standards expected of online social…

Computer Misuse Act ‘crying out for reform’

The Computer Misuse Act of 1990, which criminalises people who attempt to access or modify data on a computer without authorisation, is well past being due for an overhaul and may even be putting the…

Windows 7: The pieces are coming together for…

The latest worldwide device shipments forecast from analyst Gartner has predicted that 2.16 billion units will ship in 2020, an increase of 0.9% over the 2.15 billion units shipped in 2019. However, Gartner has also…

Big Blue finds green shoots in Red Hat…

IBM has reported net revenue for the fourth quarter of 2019 of $4.0bn, 10% lower than for the same quarter in 2018. Its latest quarterly filing takes into account the acquisition of Red Hat, which…